In America alone, 60 million people are affected by acne. Some 80% of the world’s population will experience acne at some point in their life. Acne can be daunting, it does not only cause scarring in the affected area but may also cause stigma in one’s self esteem. For these reasons, learning how to get rid of cystic acne fast and easy is a must (Read more about What Causes Acne).
So here are some of the best treatment for cystic acne, all natural but fast and easy ways to get rid of acne.
Honey has a strong antibacterial property that effectively fights off acne-causing bacteria. It also helps remove excess oil in your skin that causes pore blockage and acne. Moreover, honey also cleanses and moisturizes your skin, keeping it healthy and clean.
To use honey for cleansing, first wash your face. Then, using your fingers, apply and massage half tablespoon of honey all over your face. Then rinse and pat your face dry.
Apple cider vinegar contains gentle exfoliating acids that helps calm your acne while at the same time improves and balances your skin’s pH level.
Turmeric is a spice commonly used in most Indian dishes. Among its medicinal properties that are very helpful in relieving and rooting out adult cystic acne, are its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
To learn how to get rid of cystic acne using a turmeric mask, you need 1 teaspoon pure turmeric powder, 2 tablespoons rice flour or chick pea flour, 3 tablespoons yogurt or milk, and a few drops of coconut oil and honey. Mix all the ingredients to make a paste.
Then, apply a thin layer of the paste on the affected area. Leave it on for 20 minutes, then rinse it off with gentle massaging motion.
Last but not the least, use a makeup remover to take away the stain off your face.
Aloe vera is a popular remedy for burns, minor abrasions, and cuts and is known to heal wounds fast. Also, its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties give relief from the harsh effects of sunburn.
As for acne treatment, aloe vera’s anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties reduce swelling, redness, and pain. Plus it also soothes the affected area.
To use aloe vera as moisturizer, apply fresh gel from the aloe vera plant on the affected area; leave it there for 3 to 5 minutes, then rinse it up.
These 4 natural effective ways of how to get rid of cystic acne can be of great help especially to those who don’t want, or are tired of suffering from the harsh side effects of cystic acne medications. It soothes and heals the skin while you sleep.